Back to Back. The Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the New Jersey Devils by a final score of 3-1.
For the Devils, Kyle Palmieri scored the Devils' ice breaker with 3 minutes left in the game. Travis Zajac, my player to watch, had a helper on the power play goal. The Jackets only had 14 shots, and Cory Schneider stopped 11 of them for a 0.786 save percentage.
As for the Blue Jackets, two goals in 35 seconds made all the difference. Boone Jenner and Cam Atkinson scored those goals. Scott Hartnell put the icing on the cake minutes later. David Clarkson, my player to watch, had a helper on Jenner's goal. As for Sergei Bobrovsky, he stopped 23 of 24 shots for a 0.958 save percentage.
CBJ Three Stars of the Night
1. Sergei Bobrovsky- win, one goal against, 95.8% save pct
2. Scott Hartnell- one goal, one assist
3. Boone Jenner- one goal
Next is the end of the road trip in the nation's capital. More to come...